Brambuk calendar from the Halls Gap Region showing six seasons
|January February||March April May||June July August||September October||November December|
|Late Summer||Autumn||Winter||Pre-Spring||Spring||Early Summer|
Brambuk - Early Summer Mid November to late January
The Early Summer season is depicted by echidnas, wetland plants (cumbungee and water ribbon) as well as possessions.
The weather stabilises.
Lifestyle descriptors included:
Bands moved back to the plains taking minimal possessions, e.g. weapons, digging sticks, baskets and cloaks.
Sweet drinks made from Banksias and Manna Gums
Water Ribbon cooked and eaten
Permission to use the Brambuk seasonal calendar is granted by the Elders/Directors of Brambuk, which includes the Gunditjmara, Winda Mara (Kerrup Jamara), Goolum Goolum, Kirrae Whurrong and Framlingham peoples. A link to the Brambuk website is included, www.brambuk.com.au.